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Plastic Compounding Process Engineer – Duncan, SC

A growing company specializing in the compounding of nylon and polyester resin is searching for a Process Engineer.

 The Process Engineer be responsible for:

  • Being the Technical Lead for new product development in manufacturing
  • Improving plastic compounding and the extrusion operation
  • Supporting the twin screw extrusion machine and compounding equipment to increase the resin compounding capacity of the facility
  • Supporting manufacturing with Quality objectives, such as, productivity improvements and waste reduction
  • Providing technical support to the sales force on product and processing related questions
  • Active in the IQMS system including development of ISO documents, implementation and compliance
  • Proving technical support to the operations team on equipment maintenance and installation projects.
  • Providing direct technical support at customer trials
  • Providing input on new equipment purchases and installation
  • Providing technical support in complaint handling and remediation
  • Supporting manufacturing training of new employees
  • Providing technical support on Environmental Compliance Reporting

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must have hands-on plastic extrusion experience
  • Must have nylon and polyester hands-on compounding experience
  • Must have the ability to train others on plastic twin screw extruder operation and compounding
  • Engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have very good verbal and written skills
  • Must have good interpersonal skills

The company offers an annual salary in the $65,000 to $80,000 range in addition to fully paid for healthcare benefits and relocation assistance.

Business Development Manager – Western United States

A growing company specializing in the compounding of nylon and polyester resin, located in South Carolina, is searching for a Business Development Manager to sell resins made from plastic compounding, masterbatching and extrusion operations. The Business Development Manager will work from a home office preferably located in Western United States.

In addition to a competitive salary, the company offers very good benefits including 100% company paid medical benefits.


  • Must have plastic resin and compounding sales experience.
  • Must be knowledgeable about nylon and polyester compounding.
  • Four year degree.

In addition to an annual salary in the $90,000 to $120,000 range the company offers 100% paid healthcare benefits.

Laboratory Supervisor – Burrillville, Rhode Island

An industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of PVC and PU laminated and coated technical textiles is searching for an Laboratory Supervisor to; coordinate quality control efforts, contribute to product development efforts, and be part of the ISO team.  The company’s goal is to expand its position as a leader in the industry by optimizing employees’ skills.


  • Develop and test coatings for mildew resistance and flame retardation qualities.
  • Using a spectrophotometer, test for color matching to meet customer requirements.
  • Interpret applicable standards (ANSI, ASTM, AATCC, etc.) and ensure testing performed is appropriate and meets requirements.
  • Help maintain a cutting-edge, QLL-certified laboratory.
  • Review work performed by other lab personnel and provide guidance as required.
  • Perform mechanical and chemical testing.
  • Conduct lab scale trials to support Business Development and daily Production.
  • Support Production and Quality for incoming, in-process, and final inspections.
  • Perform visual, chemical, and physical evaluation of raw and manufactured material for defects and deviation from specifications
  • Provide documentation and reports for results for activities as required.
  • Keep clear and comprehensive notes for testing and development performed.
  • Participate as a team member and resource for on-going projects and support ISO based root cause analysis and documentation.
  • Ensure safe work practices are followed and in places for all laboratory areas and activities
  • Participate in Production, Engineering and Quality Focus Area Teams to assist in Continual Improvement activities.
  • Assist in determination of work priorities, current status and development of routine lab schedule.


  • A bachelor’s or associate’s degree in chemistry.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in organic / polymer chemistry and polymer engineering.
  • Color matching experience.
  • Experience operating in an ISO 9001-2015 quality management system or equivalent.
  • Experience applying lab safety protocols.
  • Advanced working knowledge and use of Microsoft Office (i.e.: Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to maintain accurate, legible, and complete documentation.

In addition to an annual salary in the $60,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits, 3 weeks of vacation, and a potential bonus, and relocation assistance.

Plastic Compounding Operations Manager – Corona, CA

A custom compounding facility wants to hire a Operations Manager to oversee manufacturing activities in a three-shift custom compounding facility. The company has been in business for over 40 years compounding: polyolefins, nylons, ABS, TPU, and reinforce plastic resins. The Operations Manger will ensure products are produced to high quality standards, on time and meeting established standards. The Operation Manager must also be able to; utilize their polymer compounding knowledge to improve machine efficiencies, procedures, and training of team members.

Operations Manager Responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Providing daily “hands on” management of extrusion and secondary operations personnel.
  • Ensuring that all machinery is running at or above budgeted cycle times.
  • Managing, assisting and facilitating changeovers and setups.
  • Managing the material mixers to ensure prioritizing material mixes such that all machinery is ready for product changeovers.
  • Working with the scheduler for proper allocation of resources to start up prioritized job orders.
  • Ensuring that all process log sheets are being filled out correctly by all employees.
  • Performing required inspections, tests and audits and process capability studies as assigned.
  • Inspecting the work of the production crew to ensure that product specifications are adhered.
  • Training shift personnel on full scope of job functions and established procedures.
  • Implementing the instructions of the VP of Operations regarding Quality, Safety, ISO, and Productivity issues.
  • Ensuring compliance with all company policies.
  • Developing daily/ weekly manpower and material requirements for manufacturing and scheduling personnel to meet or beat company labor goals.

Position Requirements:

  • Extensive experience leading plastic extrusion and pulverizing processes and operating related machinery.
  • Proven track record of managing, achieving goals, and maximizing results in a 3-shift plastic resin compounding manufacturing operation.
  • Capable of working and functioning in a “smaller” company environment.
  • Bilingual is a plus

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $90,000 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits and a 401(k) with matching up to 4%.